Virat Kohli stunned both Axar Patel and Hardik Pandya when he nailed the typical Gujarati accent. Axar Patel was the hero of the match as he picked 11 wickets in the match and helped India defeat England in just 2 days at Ahmedabad. The left-arm spinner was awarded the man of the match in his home town of Ahmedabad at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
After India’s emphatic victory, Hardik Pandya was interviewing Axar Patel for BCCI.TV. While the two were talking entered the Indian captain Virat Kohli and stole the show by praising Axar in Gujarati. This left both local boys Axar and Hardik in splits as the Indian captain was spot on with his Gujarati accent.
Virat Kohli Leaves Axar Patel And Hardik Pandya In Splits With His Gujarati
“Aye bapu thaari bowling kamal che”, (Hey buddy, your bowling is brilliant), Kohli told Axar which made him as well Pandya laugh out loud.
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Meanwhile, the Indian captain was understandably elated with his team’s fine performance which reflected in his jovial mood after the match. Also, Kohli became the most successful test captain in India as he now has 22 wins at home one more than MS Dhoni. The successful Indian captain will be aiming to win the final Test and lead India in the ICC world Test championship in June.
Coming back to the Test match, it was all out the new spin duo of India Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel. The two completely exposed the batting technique of England batsmen on turning tracks as the could only score 81 runs in their second innings.
It was an extra special Test for Ashwin as he reached the summit of 400 Test wickets and became the second-fastest bowler to achieve the milestone. Furthermore, the fourth and final Test of the series will also be played at Ahmedabad between March 4-8.